Ramonda P. Franko

Ramonda P. "Ronnie" Franko, Falls, died Tuesday evening at home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Franko Jr.

Born in Throop, daughter of the late Giammario and Sophia Pasko Equinozzi, she was a graduate of Dunmore High School, where she served as head majorette. She formerly served as postmaster at the Falls Post Office. She was a member of Corpus Christi Parish, Falls, formerly the Church of the Holy Redeemer.

Surviving are two daughters, Samina Cognetti and husband, Bruno, Falls; and Judy Adams and husband, Robert, Dallas; son, Elmer "E.J." Franko III of Falls; grandchildren, Bruno and John Cognetti; Robert Adams, Jesteen Adams and Elaina Cognetti; and Robert Adams III; great-grandson; a sister, Matilda Gavalis, Union Dale; nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Arthure Equinozzi.

A Mass of the Christian Burial will be Friday at 3 p.m. in Holy Redeemer Church, Falls. Interment, St. John's Cemetery, Duryea.

Friends may call at the church from 2:30 until Mass. The family asks that family and friends join them at Memorial Occasions, Main Street, Duryea, after the cemetery services.

Arrangements are by the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., 204 Main St., Duryea.

To leave an online condolence or for additional information, visit www.piontekfu neralhome.com.

Funeral Home

Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc.
204 Main Street Duryea, PA 18642
(570) 457-4301

Published in Scranton Times from May 2 to May 3, 2013